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Uighur Crisis Highlights Flawed Structure of UN Security Council
One crucial aspect of international law is failing the Uighurs and it is the structure of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The persecution of the Uighurs is just one example of a State-committed human rights abuse that led to little preven (More)
Uighur activists file ICC complaint against China for genocide, crimes against humanity
Lawyers representing two Uighur activist organizations have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing Chinese officials of genocide and other crimes against humanity against Uighur Muslim minority groups. The complaint wi (More)
Report: China's forced reproductive policies for Uighur women may constitute genocide
China expert Adrian Zenz reported Monday that Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities' forced birth control policies targeting Uighur indigenous Muslim minority women may constitute genocide under Article II, Section D of the UN Convention on the P (More)
UN Human Rights Council Says to the United States: "Get Your Knee off Black Necks"
On Juneteenth, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution requesting the High Commissioner for Human Rights, with the assistance of relevant Special Mandate Holders, to prepare a report on systemic racism and violations of internati (More)
France Constitutional Court strikes down most of online hate speech law
The French Constitutional Court on Thursday reversed most of an online hate speech law, known as the 'Avia Law,' which was passed by the French National Assembly on May 13. "The requesting senators argue that these provisions would have been in viol (More)
Massive Uprisings Confront White Supremacy
That’s not a chip on my shoulder. That’s your foot on my neck. - Malcolm X On May 25, a Minneapolis police officer tortured George Floyd to death in what his brother, Philonise Floyd, called “a modern-day lynching in broad daylight.” Hundreds of t (More)
France court agrees to transfer Rwanda genocide suspect to UN tribunal
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday affirmed a lower court decision to transfer Felicien Kabuga to Arusha, Tanzania, to be tried for his role as the primary financier of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.Kabuga will be handed over to the Internationa (More)
Crimes Against African Americans
The world has seen shocking videos of U.S, police officers, and private citizens perpetrating crimes against African Americans. Relentlessly, the socio-legal system brings about the death, imprisonment, torture, and degradation of African American me (More)
France court denies Rwandan genocide suspect's request for release on bail
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday denied Felicien Kabuga's request to be released on bail pending his trial for his alleged involvement in the 1994 genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda.Kabuga is accused of financing and arming the Interahamwe milit (More)
Surviving Der Fűhrer: An American Rise and Fall
"The man who laughs has not yet heard the terrible news." -Bertolt Brecht Any explicit comparisons of the Trump presidency with the Third Reich will elicit multiple cries of horror and execration across the United States, even when it had first been (More)
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